Co-ordinating Committee

(as at 01st of December, 2021)

  • Prof. H.M.T.G.A. Pitawala
      Director, Postgraduate Institute of Science
  • Prof. S.R. Kodituwakku
      Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya


  • Chairpersons of the Boards of Study :

  • Prof. R.G.S.C. Rajapakse
      Chairman in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Prof. M.M.A.N. Navaratne
      Chairperson in Biomedical Sciences
  • Prof. M.Y.U. Ganehenege
      Chairperson in Chemical Sciences
  • Prof. G.W.A.R. Fernando
      Chairman in Environmental Science
  • Dr. N.W.B. Balasooriya
      Chairman in Earth Sciences
  • Prof. A.A.I. Perera
      Chairman in Mathematics
  • Dr. J.P. Liyanage
      Chairman in Physics
  • Prof. D.M.D. Yakandawala
      Chairperson in Plant Sciences
  • Prof. H.M.S.P. Madawala
      Chairperson in Science Education
  • Dr. U.A.J. Pinidiyaarachchi
      Chairperson in Statistics & Computer Science
  • Prof. W.A.I.P. Karunaratne
      Chairperson in Zoological Sciences


  • Secretaries of the Boards of Study :

  • Dr. B.A.D.H. Beligala
      Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Dr. Priyanga Wijesinghe
      Biomedical Sciences
  • Dr. J.M.S. Jayasinghe
      Chemical Sciences
  • Dr. P.L. Dharmapriya
      Earth Sciences
  • Dr. G.A.N. Suranjith
      Environmental Science
  • Dr. T.H.K.R. De Silva
      Mathematics
  • Dr. T. Ranawaka
      Physics
  • Dr. S.C.K. Rubasinghe
      Plant Sciences
  • Dr. W.A. Priyanka de Silva
      Science Education
  • Dr. S.P. Abeysundara
      Statistics & Computer Science
  • Dr. P.K. Perera
      Zoological Sciences


  • Librarian/Science Library :

  • Dr. Menaka Hindagolla
      Senior Assistant Librarian/Science Library


  • Programme Coordinators/Co-coordinators :

  • Prof. H.K.I. Perera
      M.Sc. in Clinical Biochemistry
  • Dr. W.I.T. Fernando
      M.Sc. in Clinical Biochemistry
  • Prof. R.G.S.C. Rajapakse
      M.Sc. in Experimental Biotechnology
      M.Sc. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Prof. J.G.S. Ranasinghe
      M.Sc. in Experimental Biotechnology
  • Prof. M.M.A.N. Navaratne
      M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry
  • Dr. J.A.T.C. Ariyasena
      M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry
  • Dr. J.M.S. Jayasinghe
      M.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry
  • Dr. M. Danthure Bandara
      M.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry
  • Prof. R.M.G. Rajapakse
      M.Sc. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Dr. A.C.A. Jayasundara
      M.Sc. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Dr. B.M.K. Pemasiri
      M.Sc. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Prof. G.W.A.R. Fernando
      .Sc. in Environmental Science
  • Dr. G.A.N. Suranjith
      M.Sc. in Environmental Science
  • Mr. Chaminda Wijesundara
      M.Sc. in Biodiversity and Ecotourism
  • Prof. B.S.B. Karunaratne
      M.Sc. in Disaster Management
  • Prof. M.A.S.P.K. Malaviarachchi
      M.Sc. in Disaster Management
  • Dr. S.W. Nawaratne
      M.Sc. in Gemology & Industrial Minerals
  • Dr. Jagath Gunatilake
      M.Sc. in GIS and RS
      M.Sc. in Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
  • Prof. H.A. Dharmagunawardane
      M.Sc. in Water Resources Management
      M.Sc. in Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
  • Dr. P.G.R.S. Ranasinghe
      M.Sc. in Industrial Mathematics
  • Dr. V. Sivakumar
      M.Sc. in Medical Physics
  • Dr. V.A. Seneviratne
      M.Sc. in Physics of Materials
  • Dr. Sarangi Athukorala
      M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology
      M.Sc. in Science Education (Biology Education)
  • Prof. Faseeha Noordeen
      M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology
  • Prof. G.A.D. Perera
      M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Botany
  • Dr. W.D. Chandrasena
      M.Sc. in Science Education
  • Dr. H.A.I.R. Perera
      M.Sc. in Science Education (Chemistry Education)
  • Dr. A.K. Amarasinghe
      M.Sc. in Science Education (Mathematics Education)
  • Dr. G.W.R.M.R. Palamakumbura
      M.Sc. in Science Education (Mathematics Education)
  • Dr. A.R.G.A.M. Abeykoon Menike
      PG Diploma in Science Education
  • Dr. T. Ranawaka
      M.Sc. in Science Education (Physics Education)
  • Dr. S.P. Abeysundara
      M.Sc. in Applied Statistics
  • Prof. Y.P.R.D. Yapa
      M.Sc. in Applied Statistics
  • Prof. A.A.I. Perera
      M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • Dr. R.D. Nawaratne
      M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • Dr. Hemalik T.K. Abeysundara
      M.Sc. in Data Science
  • Mr. P.M.P.C. Gunatilake
      M.Sc. in Data Science
  • Dr. M. Dehideniya
      M.Sc. in Information Technology
  • Dr. Shalika Kumburegama
      M.Sc. in Applied Epidemiology
  • Dr. Eranda Rajapaksha
      M.Sc. in Fish & Wildlife Management


  • In Attendance :

  • Ms. S.G. Rajapura
  • Ms. W.M.S.N. Wijeratne